People hold up banners against a Chinese-run copper mine in Myanmar, where a variety of obstacles may make it tough for the mining industry to flourish. Photo: Reuters People hold up banners against a Chinese-run copper mine in Myanmar, where a variety of obstacles may make it tough for the mining industry to flourish. Photo: Reuters
People hold up banners against a Chinese-run copper mine in Myanmar, where a variety of obstacles may make it tough for the mining industry to flourish. Photo: Reuters

Daunting Myanmar mining risks keeps investors to a brave handful

For now, Myanmar is the domain of small, wildcat companies specialising in high-risk frontier investment

People hold up banners against a Chinese-run copper mine in Myanmar, where a variety of obstacles may make it tough for the mining industry to flourish. Photo: Reuters People hold up banners against a Chinese-run copper mine in Myanmar, where a variety of obstacles may make it tough for the mining industry to flourish. Photo: Reuters
People hold up banners against a Chinese-run copper mine in Myanmar, where a variety of obstacles may make it tough for the mining industry to flourish. Photo: Reuters
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